DCSO investigating Sunday shooting on Bainsbury Lane

Published: Sep. 22, 2014 at 1:44 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2014 at 4:33 PM EDT
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DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Sunday afternoon.

Deputies responded to a home in the 200-block of Bainsbury Lane at approximately 1:08 p.m. and found the resident sitting on the grass in the front yard surrounded by neighbors and a second man bleeding from the right side of his face and the right side of his torso, according to an incident report.

The resident told deputies the man entered his home without permission and began attacking his dog. The resident warned the man to leave several times before retrieving his handgun and firing two times striking the intruder, the report states.

The resident's story was corroborated by witness statements, deputies say.

The intruder was transported to the hospital for treatment.

The incident is still under investigation.

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Copyright 2014 WCSC. All rights reserved.